The practice of many allegedly corrupt Bahamian judges is to not deliver their judgments in open court, or to never deliver a written judgment at all – both of which violate the constitution.
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In another ridiculous decision, Justice Jon Isaacs, considered by some to be a danger to Bahamian society, has allowed a rogue former prosecutor to get one step closer to hijacking the legal system of The Bahamas.
Although there are many unanswered questions surrounding the case (ie: why did the cop’s gun go ‘missing?’). No doubt these guys will get off on appeal… somehow.
Mysterious judge says delays requested by ill-prepared prosecutors are the reason for court backlog, but the article does not really support that accusation.
Bahamas Police are investigating an incident in which a man was shot for allegedly throwing a rock at a passing car.
Bahamian authorities are trying to reign in Lyford Cay resident Peter Nygard, who has allegedly failed to comply with the latest directives to remove structures erected on unauthorised land formed over the seabed.
The man died of his injuries in hospital after being shot on Old Cedar Street, Yellow Elder Gardens, off Blue Hill Road at around 4.10pm yesterday.
With a bad economy everybody should be working a bit harder to still get the job done. Apparently, that’s not how garbage collectors feel.
An illegal dumper, who was caught red-handed by the Environment Minister, could appear in court as soon as next week.